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Private schools in Durham, Ontario

Find the top private schools in Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax, and Whitby

There are great private schools in the Durham region of Ontario. This includes schools in Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Brock, Uxbridge, Port Hope, and Scugog. Find our list of the top Durham private schools below Read more

List of Durham schools

  • Pickering, Ontario
  • NS to 8 Coed
  • $9,000 to $13,000

Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering is a non denominational, inclusive school that offers programs from Pre-school to Grade eight. We acknowledge and celebrate religious and cultural events as part of our cultural program.

  • Day
  • Montessori
Montessori Learning Centre of Pickering 9000 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
  • Pickering, Ontario
    Bayly St/Brock Rd
  • PS to K
  • $5,200 to $11,950

F4T Academy offers an all day French preschool and Kindergarten program in Durham Region.

French 4 Tots 5200 Preschool Kindergarten
  • Oshawa, Ontario
    Wilson Road/Adelaide Ave
  • NS to 12 Coed
  • $9,700 to $11,500

At G.B.MS, D.E.P.S and Durham Academy Secondary school focus is on each individual student and helping them meet their unique potential and goals. We believe in excellent customer service and families have a voice. Throughout the year we enhance our programs through program enhancement and enrichment. We also offer March Break and Summer Camps for working parents.

  • Homestay/Boarding/Day
  • Progressive
  • Montessori
Durham Elementary, Durham Academy and G.B.M.S. 9700 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Homestay Boarding Day Coed
  • Ajax, Ontario
  • 7 to 12 Coed
  • $10,650 to $12,650

Cambridge International Academy offers an enriched curriculum from grades seven to twelve in Downtown Ajax. Central to the school’s philosophy is the belief that all students are capable of success.

  • Day
  • Traditional
Cambridge International Academy 10650 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed
  • Whitby, Ontario
    Garden Street/Hwy. 2
  • 4 to 12 Girls
  • $24,270 to $65,615

Trafalgar Castle offers a close-knit, academically challenging environment where girls feel a strong sense of belonging and discover their unique talents and interests.

  • Day/Boarding
  • Liberal Arts
Trafalgar Castle School 24270 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Girls
  • Whitby, Ontario
    Brock Street South/Dundas Streer West
  • NS to 8 Coed
  • $9,950 to $14,000

The Hatch House Montessori School is a very child centered school where each student is respected for his/her uniqueness and is taught accordingly. Ask about our unique, fully bilingual elementary program.

  • Day
  • Montessori
Hatch House Montessori School 9950 Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools Day Coed
  • Whitby, Ontario
    Dundas St. E./Brock St. N.
  • 6 to 12 Coed
  • $15,995 to $22,095

Blyth Academy Whitby is a private school for Grade 7-12 students, conveniently located for students across the Durham Region.

  • Day
  • Liberal Arts
Blyth Academy Whitby 15995 MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Coed

Benefits of schools in Durham

You can find a first-rate private school for your child in Durham, Ontario. Whether you’re in need of a preschool for your toddler, or a high school for your teenager, you’re sure to find some great options.

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Private schools in Durham, Ontario have plenty of perks. In fact, they tend to have many of the same benefits as other private schools.

Below, we list some of the main benefits of Durham schools. Keep in mind, this isn’t an exhaustive list.

Choosing a Durham private school

There are many different types of schools in Durham, Ontario. This includes boarding, Montessori, troubled teen, learning disability, IB, and Christian schools.

Make sure you take a close look at several schools in your search. You should visit schools, take tours, talk to school officials and parents, and ask schools lots of questions. You can also check out our comprehensive school profiles, on

Before choosing a school, consider what’s important to you, your child, and your family. A wide range of factors will need to be considered. Some of the more important ones may include:

As far as schools themselves go, you may want to consider (among other things):

On this page, we list private schools in Durham, Ontario. Click on a school profile to learn more about it, including how to set up a visit and register your child.  


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